'''Pierre Louis André Fauvel''' (8 October 1866, in Cherbourg
– 12 Sepember 1958, in Angers
) was a French zoologist, who specialized in the study of polychaetes
He worked as a préparateur of zoology at the University of Caen|faculty of sciences in Caen
, and in 1897 received his doctorate at the Sorbonne
with a thesis on Ampharetidae
. During the same year, he became a professor of zoology at the Catholic University of the West|Université Catholique de l'Ouest
, where he remained until his retirement in 1951.
[[http://sciencepress.mnhn.fr/sites/default/files/articles/pdf/z2004n3a2.pdf Types of polychaetous annelids at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris] Science Press / MNHN] [[http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/pierre-fauvel_(Enciclopedia-Italiana)/ Fauvel, Pierre] Enciclopedia Italiana]
The polychaete family Fauveliopsidae
bears his name, as does the genera...